Spanish idioms (modismos)

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In EnglishModismoAs in...
After a while'After a while he returned.'
To retrace one's steps'We retraced our steps.'
Just now; for the present'I don't need any more just now.'
To turn something overHe turns is over.
To cost a lot'It cost me a lot.'
Half...'He left the door half closed.'
Step by step'He guided us through the jungle step by step.'
To come out badly'He did not come out well on (pass) his exam.'
In the middle of'He fell down in the middle of the street.'
In great haste'She left the shop in great haste.'
In the long run'In the long run, it will be better to go slowly.'
To have on; to be wearing'He has on an overcoat.'
In the distance'In the distance, the plane could be seen.'
To be about'The novel is about the indians.'
To be in a hurry'I'm in a hurry.'
To come out well'He came out well in (passed) his exam.'
Along'They were searching along the river.'
To be understood'It is understood that we will get paid every two weeks.'
To turn out to be'He turned out to be a conservative.'
To take for granted; to regard as settled'He took it for granted that they would go.'
To drive wild; to unhinge.'It dives me wild.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
To be a question (matter) of; to involve'It's a question of (It's a matter of, It involves) a misunderstanding.'
Nowhere; not... anywhere'It couldn't be found anywhere.'
To walk around'He walks around the block.'
To agree to'They have agreed to meet in the square.'
To associate with each other'They don't associate with each other.'
To go for a walk'Let's go for a walk.'
To be in the same boat'Don't complain. We're all in the same boat.'
To hold (control) one's tongue'Rather than argue, he held his tongue.'
Out of the way'He got her out of the way.'
To be in the right'He's in the right.'
To make way'They made way and he went in.'
To get one's own way'Each time he gets his own way.'
To put into effect'They put several restrictions into effect.'
To keep'She ended up keeping the car.'
To be in effect'The law is in effect.'
To have on the tip of one's tongue'I have it on the tip of my tongue.'
To be right'She's not right.'
To side with'He always used to side with my brother.'
Fast'He is always going very fast.'
To not mince one's words, to be blunt and direct'He is very outspoken.'
To have dealings with'I have no dealings with the rich.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
To take aside'He took him aside.'
To make one's way'He made his way through the crowd.'
To have on one...'I don't have any money on me.'
All over'They were seen all over.'
At every turn'Something new could be seen at every turn.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'I followed his advice and came out ahead.'
At last'At last he arrived.'
To be up to date on'He's up to date on the situation.'
To go ahead with'He goes ahead with his work.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'He came out on top.'
From now on'You'll listen to me from now on.'
Through'He was talking to us through a screen.'
Without questionWithout question she is the prettiest.
At all cost; at any risk'I'll get it at all costs.'
From far away'They come from far away.'
Throughout'Throughout the years he has become famous.'
To toss and turn'I was tossing and turning in bad.'
Rightly so'He took it away from her, and rightly so.'
To notice'He did not notice that Adriana had left.'

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Created May 14, 2010ReportNominate
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